Maj Gen SB Akali has the unique distinction of being first, an engineer with double post graduate qualifications (one with a Gold Medal from IIT, Kharagpur) and also an experienced Hospital & Healthcare Administrator. He has acclaimed leadership, management and administrative skills and rich experience in a dynamic Def R&D Organization before retirement from the Indian Army after about 39 years of distinguished service. He has 25 years of experience in design, development and productionisation of state of the art military systems for the Defence Services.

His experience and leadership, management and administrative skills were helpful in turning around the finances of a 220 - bed Multi-Super Specialty Hospital where he, as the Chief Administrator for almost three years, created an ideal vibrant work environment for optimum results by strategic value addition to existing processes, products and infrastructure set-up before joining Team Six Sigma Star Healthcare. During his tenure in the hospital he turned around its finances within a short period so much so that the hospital was encouraged to launch a major up gradation program of about 52 crores.

Today, with his experience of a decade plus in hospital management & operations, quality accreditations along with post graduate qualifications of an engineer (in disciplines of Electronics Communications and Reliability Engineering) and hospital and healthcare management and Medico-Legal Systems, he is fully into Healthcare Operations consultancy and Medical education. Presently he is Director, Strategy Planning and Corporate Relations in Team Six Sigma Star Healthcare Pvt Ltd. where they have launched, under the Medical Education vertical, some new post graduate courses and under the Quality Accreditation vertical, Six Sigma Accreditations for Healthcare Institutions, both for the first time in the country.